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Max Armstrong's Daily Updates

Midwest Digest, Aug. 4, 2021

Max Armstrong talks about microchip shortage impacts, a teen recovering from an accident, rent payments for solar panels and lots of vegetables.

The chip shortage could continue to impact vehicle production, including trucks.

An Iowa teen is out of the hospital after a tragic themepark accident.

How much money is enough to rent out farmland for solar panels? Max asked on Twitter and got responses between $750 and $1,000 per acre.

August brings an overabundance of zucchini, and some other vegetables.

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